Before you consider writing a bid or a tender or seeking funding from another source. This module has an assumption underpinning it and that is that your social enterprise is already formed, or in the case of start-up funding, you have the essential requirements in place. These essential prerequisites include the following:
If you answer No or Don’t Know to any of these questions, then you need to re-think and make the necessary changes.
Check out the Project Management Module/ Setting Up A Social Enterprise. Importantly, just think about these three questions before setting up your social enterprise…… but these three questions, especially the first two, can also apply to a bid or tender:
For further reading, check the following links: